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Howard Johnson Express Inn S. Lake Tahoe

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3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #41 of 71 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This motel has so much potential. It is 5 minutes from the lakeside - I could see the lake from my room window - and is very close to shops. The room was large, had a fridge and strong wifi. However, and there is a however, the decor and amenities are beyond tired and badly in need of t.l.c. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This motel was really average and not the best for the price. The bed was terrible and the pillow non existent. By non existent I am a 40T truck drove over it a few times to flatten it to nothing. Other gues I talked to did not complain about their beds, so perhaps we were just the lucky ones. The... More 

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Sonoma County, California
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location was good. It was nicely quiet. Set back from the highway. The room was dated. Shower only, no tub, and very small. Also very dated. The front desk staff seemed bothered to help. The breakfast was marginal at best. The pool was clean as well as the hot tub. The property was not as nice in person as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms needed updating. Furniture was marked,TV was old, not flat screen. Area was so nice that not much time was spent in the hotel. The family that ran the hotel were friendly and helpful. Nice discounts given for restaurants and the Tahoe paddle boat tour.

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Ripon, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Check in positive. Needs to clean up outside by the pool. Neighboring Heidi's has weeds that detract from the Howard Johnson plus their own mess by the snow tractor. Worth the 1-2 hours to clean it up. Check in was positive.

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Tucson, Arizona
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice place to stay, did not expect to find a safe and a refrigerator at these prices. A nice surprise

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